Dogs Trust Hope Project
Support for dog owners experiencing homelessness or in housing crisis
Registered charity which receives no government funding
Eligibility & Referral
Referral through homelessness organisations and self-referral. The project can help if you are rough sleeping, in a hostel/night shelter, squatting, on an unauthorised travellers’ site, in temporary accommodation, sofa surfing, or living in a tent/vehicle
The Hope Project is a service supporting dog owners experiencing homelessness or in housing crisis.
Owners can sign up to the Hope Project veterinary scheme and access free vet care for their dogs.
The service also works with homelessness services to support them to become dog-friendly so people and their pets can stay together.
The service has an online directory of dog-friendly homelessness services across the UK.
Key functions & activities offered
- Free vet care for dogs whose owners are experiencing homelessness or in housing crisis
- Online directory of dog-friendly homelessness services
- Support for homelessness services interested in becoming dog-friendly